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LAOS
GDP (purchasing power parity): $13.43 billion (2006 est.)

GDP - real growth rate: 7.2% (2006 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP):, $2,100 (2006 est.)

Budget: Income .............. $230 million
Expenditure ... $365 million

Main Crops:
sweet potatoes, vegetables, corn, coffee, sugarcane, tobacco, cotton; water buffalo, pigs, cattle, poultry.

Natural Resources:
timber, hydropower, gypsum, tin, gold, gemstones

Major Industries:
Tin and gypsum mining, timber, electric power, agricultural processing, construction, garments

NATIONAL GNP